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Los Cangilones de Gualaca

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Kids and I had a great day swimming.

Jumping off the cliffs, swimming through the channel and jumping again and again. We all had a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
keegan e
via mobile
Better than a Water Park!

I took my kids here while we were visiting Boquete. It's a little off the beaten path, but worth... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
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“the river”(9 reviews)
“all ages”(2 reviews)
“great place”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Gualaca, Panama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jumping off the cliffs, swimming through the channel and jumping again and again. We all had a great time! Super way to cool off!

Thank keegan e
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I took my kids here while we were visiting Boquete. It's a little off the beaten path, but worth looking for. The kids jumped into the canyon and swam down the river several times, and even played with local kids who were swimming there. Even...More

Thank Tanya_Take_Two
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the mini-canyon on a weekday afternoon. It was quite busy when we arrived, but things got quieter as the afternoon progressed. The canyon is truly fun for all. There is cliff jumping (from lower and moderately high cliffs), swimming (shallow water in some...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Very atractive spot along the river. Great for a swim or just relaxing in the shadow. Dont come during.weekend - too many people around! And they also charge parking fee at that time.

1  Thank izi f
Reviewed 10 November 2017

While researching things to do for our upcoming trip to Panama, my husband learned about Los Cangilones de Gualaca. What a great place! It's natural beauty is a sight to see, and jumping off the cliffs to the water in the gorge below is exhilarating...More

1  Thank NoelleC261
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Definitely, worth a visit , I would even recommend to take some sandwiches and a bottle of wine and spend a few hours there . Do not forget your swim suits .

Thank Rajiv M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Each year I pass by here at least once, and take in the scenery... I don't swim here anymore as the thrill has worn off... plus you do need to be a decent swimmer to swim down in the ravine... a great natural wonder if...More

1  Thank tarzantheman
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We went to Los Cangilones with Beyond Adventure Tours and had an awesome experience with our guide Rolando. The river runs through these beautiful natural channels carved in the land by the lava that once flowed in the area. It is an incredible site to...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you happen to be in David, Panama, or nearby, go this place. Water is refreshing and a good place to swim.

Thank AminMatos
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It is a wonderful place to spend your day. Just swimming and jump of the walls. It has a place for everyone young or old, inexperience swimmers and experience swimmers. Cool place. Bring sunscreen because it is an open area and the sun reflects of...More

Thank Steve R
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9 April 2018|
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Response from Pioneer754682 |
you can get a bus to David and another to Gualaca, it takes around 2 hours.
25 June 2016|
Response from christinerobertcarov | Reviewed this property |
You can take a bus, if you rent a car its super easy to find. No place to lock your things but we never carry valuables. We have never had a problem with anyone taking our things. We pack a lunch and bring water bottles... More